Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 1 Issue 43, Mar 1934
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In this continuing series of articles on the various departments of North Carolina state government, Smith discusses the Department of the Adjutant General. Created by the legislature in 1806, it is among the oldest departments in North Carolina state government. General J. Van B. Metts is the present head of the department.
Cleveland County native Thomas Dixon is a world famous author, playwright, and lecturer. He has written a number of novels, as well as plays, sermons, and works of nonfiction. One of his most famous novels was The Clansman.
William Rufus King was one of North Carolina's greatest citizens. Although he was a great a legislator, statesman, diplomat, and patriot, few people have ever heard of him. He was also the thirteenth Vice-President of the United States.
In this continuing series of biographical sketches of members of the state legislature, Lucas discusses Carl LeRoy Bailey, State Senator from Washington County. Bailey supported Senator Angus MacLean, who was largely responsible for legislation in the 1933 General Assembly that allowed the state take over the operation of the public school system.